In a surprising and tragic turn of events, Poonam Pandey, the well-known personality, passed away on Thursday night, as confirmed by her manager to News18. The official Instagram account of the late star broke the news on Friday morning, February 2, revealing that she succumbed to cervical cancer. The news sent shockwaves through the industry and left many in disbelief.
Reality TV star Sambhavna Seth, who shared a close bond with Poonam and had previously appeared with her on the television show Khatron Ke Khiladi, expressed her shock in an exclusive interview with News18. Seth disclosed that she had no knowledge of Poonam’s battle with cervical cancer.
In a heartfelt conversation, Seth shared, “Oh my god! I knew her. We have done Khatron Ke Khiladi together. I met her last year. We actually would keep meeting sometimes socially or at an event. But she never mentioned that she was going through any problems. It’s absolutely unbelievable, I still can’t digest it.”
Expressing the unpredictability of life, Seth emphasized Poonam’s youthfulness, being just 30-32 years old. She expressed her regret at not being in Mumbai during this difficult time, stating, “Poonam was so young, hardly 30-32 years old. Life is just so unpredictable. I’m not in Mumbai but how I wish I was there to pay my respects. I would have reached there immediately.”
The sudden revelation of Poonam Pandey’s battle with cervical cancer has left the industry and her close friends in shock, shedding light on the unpredictability of life’s twists and turns.